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Published 04/10/12

Sigma 50-150mm f2.8 EX DC HSM II

Compact, lightweight, large aperture telephoto zoom lens designed exclusively for digital SLR cameras and incorporating the very latest optical technology.

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Compact and LightweightSpecially designed for digital SLR cameras with an APS-C size image sensor, this large aperture F2.8 lens has a compact and lightweight construction of 76.3mm 3.0 in diameter, 135.1mm 5.3 in length and weighing just 770g 27.2oz.

F2.8 Large ApertureThis lens offers a large aperture of F2.8 over its entire range of focal lengths and its large depth of field offers greater freedom of creative expression. This lens is perfectly suited for low light conditions indoors or at dusk.

Excellent Optical PerformanceThe incorporation of the very latest optical technology gives optimum lens performance providing excellent correction for several aberrations. High image quality is assured throughout the entire zoom range. Four SLD Special Low Dispersion glass elements are used for utmost correction of chromatic aberrations.


Reduced Ghosting and FlareThe super multi-layer lens coating reduce flare and ghosting, a common problem with digital cameras and also creates an optimum colour balance.

Minimum Focusing Distance of 100cmThis lens has a minimum focusing distance of 100cm 39.4. Maximum magnification of 15.3 enables close-up photography making it very convenient for taking close-up pictures.

HSM Hyper Sonic MotorThe HSM models provide ultra quiet, high-speed autofocusing as well as full-time manual focus override .

Inner focusing and inner zooming systemsThe lens design incorporates an inner focusing and inner zooming systems. The overall length of the lens does not change during focusing or zooming, ensuring convenient handling. In addition, since the front of the lens does not rotate, a circular polarizing filter can be easily attached and use.

APO Tele-Converter EX optionalWhen this lens is used with the 1.4x EX DG APO or 2x EX DG APO Tele Converters optional, the lens becomes a 70-210mm F4 AF telephoto zoom lens or a 100-300mm F5.6 AF telephoto zoom lens respectively.

Lens Construction 18 Elements in 14 GroupsAngle of View SD Format 27.9 - 9.5 degreesNumber of Diaphragm Blades 9 BladesMinimum Aperture F22Minimum Focusing Distance 100cmMaximum Magnification 15.3Filter Size 67mmDimensions Diameter 76.3mm x Length 135mmWeight 770gSRP 549.99

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1st Published 4 October 2012 11:44
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